While in my pain induced stupor Monday, I sent my husband to the mailbox and just look at the treasures he delivered direct to the sofa. :o)
How could I not manage a crooked smile when this little guy revealed himself? You might recognize Carol's impeccable stitching in this sweet little Prairie Schooler ornament. I just love everything about it, especially the little cardinal at his feet! Thank you so much Carol for such a gorgeous ornament that arrived just when I needed a smile. It is hanging front and center on my tree for all to see and admire.
Cathey sent me a wonderful black cat ornament for my Halloween tree. I love it too and I am sure I will enjoy stitching my first beaded ornament. Thank you Cathey for bringing another crooked smile to this face. :o)
I have been enjoying visiting all of your blogs and seeing all the last minute Christmas finishes and preparations. You are all so inspiring with your wonderful stories and beautiful pictures. I am working on a last minute Christmas finish that I hope will be complete before the big day so I can hang it on my wall. Here is a sneak peek: